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EMERGENCY: Apply now for Aspex’s biennial open submission group exhibition


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Emergency 2015/2016 03 Aug – 11 Jan 2016   EMERGENCY is aspex’s biennial open submission group exhibition, arthritis which seeks to highlight the work of emerging visual artists working in all media. Submissions can be made by artists from anywhere in the UK or abroad.   There are no age restrictions. Student are also permitted  Continue Reading »


‘Blue Monkey Network presents’ : Unfinished Business – Sheila Hay


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‘Blue Monkey Network presents’ : Unfinished Business – Sheila Hay Thursday 28th May, 6 – 8pm at Towner, Devonshire Park, College Road, Eastbourne, BN21 4JJ
Artists – all welcome   FREE to Blue Monkey Network members; £5 non-members
 
Refreshments will be available (contributions welcome) or please feel free to bring a bottle.   Our occasional Unfinished Business  Continue Reading »


Brighton based artist Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva at Venice Biennale


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Brighton based artist Elpida Hadzi – Vasileva is presenting a major new site specific installation, ed Haruspex, sale at the 56th International Art Exhibition, recipe La Biennale di Venezia. Included in the Pavilion of the Holy See, curated by Micol Forti, Elpida will be showing alongside two other artists. Inspired by the New Testament, the  Continue Reading »


Say Hello Wave Goodbye : Platform Award 13/14 Update


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Dom Callaghan, the recipient of the 2013 Platform Award, has recently completed his 12 month professional development programme and thanked everyone involved for the opportunities Platform has given him. He now hands over to Sophie Dixon Platform Award winner 2014.   In signing off, Dom says:   ‘It was a fantastic year of working and  Continue Reading »


Venice Biennale artist opportunity; Boîte-en-Valise


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BRIEF TO ARTISTS   Exchanges through performativity and practice Mark Segal in partnership with Aspex, buy viagra Portsmouth and Syracuse University, buy New York is offering three artists, based in the south of England the opportunity to develop/adapt work for collaborative discussion and debate with three artists from upstate New York and three artists from Switzerland  Continue Reading »


Photographer Ed Thompson brings The Red Forest to Royal Engineers Museum Gillingham


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Ed Thompson, The Red Forest. 2012. On April 26th 1986 there was an explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power station, reactor number four spewed out huge amounts of radiation contaminating soil, water and atmosphere with the radiation   A new show The Unseen: The Red Forest opens at the end of the month at the  Continue Reading »


Third Platform Graduate Award 2014 opens at MK Gallery


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The Platform Graduate Award 2014 launched the third group exhibition (4 September), running until the 28 September, of exceptional work by six graduating students from around the South East region.   The work was selected by MK Gallery from University of Bedfordshire, Bucks New University and University of Northampton. The exhibitors are: Sophie Fowkes; Holger  Continue Reading »


Stour Valley Arts takes group leaders for a walk on the wild side


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I learnt a great deal about how to engage with people in a natural woodland setting. Tracy Falcon’s audience participation exercise at one of the art pieces has stayed with me, (creating the surprisingly real sound of rainfall!) as has the enthusiasm that every group showed in making the work and telling a narrative that  Continue Reading »


COLLABORATION, CULTURE, CREATIVITY: Marion Piper’s new work 3Cs draws on Frame and Reference


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Marion Piper, 3C2, 2014   Earlier this year, artist and curator Jane Boyer visited former Platform Graduate Award nominee 2012 Marion Piper at Angelika Studios in High Wycombe where she first saw her institutional flyer works. In the following feature Jane discusses the appeal of Marion’s work drawing on Frame and Reference flyers which can  Continue Reading »


ONE OF THE CROWD: Funding visual arts projects in the South East region


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Artist Daniella Turbin used crowdfunding to raise money to support her drawing residency in France One of the biggest obstacles for visual artists is getting funding. Frame and Reference asked recent graduate and photographer Sam Laughlin to find out more about non-traditional ways of attracting funds. In this special feature Sam talks to Platform Graduate  Continue Reading »